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Global Birding: Traveling the World in Search of Birds

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A general "how-to" book for international birding is absent. This unprecedented new book by top-selling author Les Beletsky (Birds of the World, Birdsongs) will aim to explain why birders are interested in going to other countries and where they like to go. It will act as a "bridge" for domestic birders, allowing them to build on their exciting new knowledge as beginner bi ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published September 21st 2010 by National Geographic
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Deb Oestreicher
Dec 03, 2015 Deb Oestreicher rated it really liked it
We purchased this book because of its beautiful photos. The photos are still beautiful but the text, which offers an overview of birdwatching opportunities around the world, is superficial and uninspiring. I guess if you are only assigning a handful of pages to a continent you can't get very insightful.

The text doesn't seem to have a clear sense of its audience--sometimes I felt it was trying to explain why birders are interested in visiting remote locations and other times it seemed to address
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